How to make Buttermilk

How to make buttermilk

You have no buttermilk and want to know how to make buttermilk, then you are in right place. Take 2 ingredients, 1 tablespoon of white vinegar, and 1 cup milk. Then mix the vinegar in a cup of milk. Your buttermilk ready.

Step by Step guidance of making buttermilk

There are there ways to make buttermilk let start.
One adds white vinegar, second add lemon juice, and third add cream of tartar.


1 tablespoon of white vinegar or lemon juice or cream of tartar.
1 cup of milk


  1. Take a cup and add a tablespoon of white vinegar, lemon juice, cream of tarter
  2. Fill the cup with Fresh milk or freeze milk.
  3. Gently mix them both ingredients and allow the mixture of ingredients to sit for about 7 minutes. If you see the milk slightly curdle and then the buttermilk is ready.


When I start to take about how to make buttermilk some people ask questions about what is buttermilk, so its a time to describe it.
There are two answers to this question one is old and the other one is new but both are good.
Now Start with the old one answer. The buttermilk was non-fat, and the thin but after making butter the rich-tasting liquid left in the churn, more healthful and delicious cultures when the cream is left for a few hours at room temperature to improve the taste and flavor of butter. The meant of culture is that the buttermilk is more useful and kept longer than the raw milk in the days before easy cooling and refrigeration. Which made it very healthy and useful in cooking and baking.

Now step toward the new answer. just like or similar to yogurt, the buttermilk is still cultured milk, But most of the diaries supply fresh milk because fresh milk has no bacteria or fewer bacteria and then we buy it from the stores then convert it into buttermilk. And in stores, you can easily get buttermilk but the difference of stores buttermilk and homemade buttermilk is that store milk has less fat and homemade have full-fat just like yogurt and sour cream.

The Store buttermilk is thicker and acidic then the homemade and traditional buttermilk, so if you are looking for making a recipe that needs buttermilk, it is best to buy it from the store. In any recipes that need buttermilk to make it, use some baking soda to balance the acidity in the store buttermilk

Can you drink buttermilk?

The answer is yes. mostly in the summer, you have to drink a lot to stay hydrated. buttermilk is one of the most hydrated and healthy drinks. Buttermilk improves your digestive system and stays cool you in summer. This drink is best and can be enjoyed with any food and at any time like morning, noon, night, and in the evening.

Morning time:

This drink is best for the morning because this milk gives you the power and energy that you need for the whole day. If you have a gastrointestinal problem, you can away from this problem by drinking buttermilk in the morning on empty stomach.

Mid-day snack time

Buttermilk is one the healthy drink that you can take it between 2 meal and also take as a mid-day snack. This drink can boost your energy at midday and also improve your digestion system. If you are too fat then buttermilk is best for burn stomach fat.

Evening time:

Take a glass of buttermilk in the evening prepare you for another good meal. If you have a digestive problem and the night meal on the way then take a glass of buttermilk and then you are ready to eat.

At night time:

If you want health benefits then take a glass of buttermilk with dinner. It can improve your bone, boost energy, improve the quality of sleep at night, and also fall asleep easily

Remember that don’t take too much this drink it can lead to diarrhea and nausea. Some doctors and experts suggest that don’t consume buttermilk if you have skin problems like eczema.

What happens if we drink buttermilk daily?

Buttermilk is best for your health. Some ultimate reasons to drink buttermilk daily. let’s start

1) Buttermilk has less fat than the fresh milk, Which protects you from the heart disease.

2) This drink has a unique protein that best for blood pressure and also controls your cholesterol level.

3) This drink is low in calories that help your stomach and intestine after taking oily food.

4) This drink is the best diet for weight loss.

5) This drink is best for your digestive system and increase your immunity

6) This drink cool down your brain and help in to increase your brainstorming

Minerals in Buttermilk

Your body needs a large amount of mineral in everyday life to stay healthy. Some people start taking some medicine that’s a bad sign you have to drink buttermilk. Mineral in buttermilk is Sodium, potassium, and calcium.


Everybody needs calcium in everyday life because calcium is best for your bones. And 100 grams of buttermilk contains almost 117 milligrams of calcium, which is best for the adult to take it. which is 12% of the daily recommended value for an adult body.


If you take sodium in daily life then you are safe from the blood pressure issue. 190-milligram sodium is found in 100 grams of buttermilk contain almost 14% of the total recommended daily.


Potassium is best for improving your kidney function and more efficient for the opening of blood vessels. 100 grams of buttermilk contains 150-milligram o of potassium, that 4% of the daily life recommended value.

Different Ways To Use Butter Milk

You can use this in any of these delicious recipes

Should You Freeze Buttermilk?

You bought a carton of buttermilk to make bread, french toast, and make pancakes. Suddenly a few days are gone and you still have a packet of buttermilk in your refrigerator. Then you can use milk for a drink, for making delicious pancakes and biscuits. you can also store in your freezer in a good way.
Simply shake the buttermilk and pour into the ice cube tray and freeze it. once the buttermilk has frozen you can use in your drink and other food for better taste.

If you want some buttermilk for making food, use frozen cubes, just heated for 10 seconds in the microwave. And put cubes in the bowl and sit cubes until solid turn into liquids.

You can use the refrigerator the milk for up to 3 weeks. But one thing is that you cant find those minerals that are in fresh buttermilk.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

1 What Does Butter Milk Do In Baking?

  • It helps to create tender in baked goods and keeps baked food moist. It’s also acidic, but one thing if you use homemade then it’s less acidic. So if your recipe calls for baking soda, it will react with the baking soda to help your baked goods rise.

2 Can You Make Butter Milk Without Dairy?

  • Yes, you can use almond milk in the making of buttermilk.

3 What Type Of Lemon juice or vinegar Can Use?

  • You can use either fresh lemon juice or vinegar. Any type of vinegar will work, so long as it’s fairly neutral in flavor. However, I prefer using white vinegar when possible.

4 Is Buttermilk bad if it’s lumpy?

  • Usually Buttermilk does have some small lumps which can be the stirred away, but if it becomes very chunky and you can’t pour it, then you should not use it.
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An easy buttermilk recipe and a guide to How to make buttermilk?

Buttermilk is an important element in baking. It adds flavor and moist your lovely cakes. Butter cake at home is an easy recipe with 2 ingredients. It used a lot in bakery items like cookies and buttermilk pancakes. Making a Buttermilk recipe is too easy. There are several ways to make a buttermilk recipe.

Mostly people forget to put buttermilk in their shopping list or most likely finished buttermilk at home. So simple solution for that is to make buttermilk at home.

Homemade Buttermilk can add a great additional taste and moist to your pancake recipe like best-ever batter cake and red-velvet cake Etc.

What you should use if you do not have buttermilk at home?

Simple you can make it at home. There are several methods to make it, pick one that is reasonable.

Four Easy Ways:

For making 1 cup of buttermilk, below are four easy ways. Choice-based on what you have on your hand right now.

  • 1 Tablespoon of white vinegar + milk to measure 1 cup
  • 1 Tablespoon of lemon juice + enough milk to measure 1 cup
  • 1 cup plain yogurt
  • 1 and 3/4 teaspoon cream of tartar + 1 cup of milk

How to make a buttermilk substitute?

It is easy to make a substitute, pour 1 tablespoon of vinegar in a cup, and the rest of the cup fills with the milk. Gentle stir it and eave for 30 min at room temperature.

Now look, milk becomes to curdle and it will be acidic.

If you don’t have vinegar, use lemon or seam tartar. They also work great for buttermilk substitute.

You can use it in place of buttermilk as an ingredient in your recipe or straight store it in the fridge for 3 days. You can also freeze buttermilk at least 3 months but make sure to store in a sealed container.

To make buttermilk followed these three recipes.

Recipe 1:

take some yogurt and blend it when it is smoothen than add water and blend it again, churn until there is a separation of butter. Separate the butter and the left over is the butter-milk.
But if you used milk and add up some lemon or vinegar, it cause the separation of milk into cheese and water. So not a way to make butter-milk.

Recipe 2:

Some people use milky by-products to make buttermilk.
Churning and convert cream into butter by blending it and after that milk is fermented with some bacteria.

Recipe 3:

skimmed milk is also a good substitute of a butter-milk.
By putting fermentation into the milk and rest it overnight at room temperature. But choose right bacteria for it.

Or let me tell you the fastest way to make butter milk.

  1. Get butter
  2. Get Milk
  3. Mix them both in 1 pot and heat them up until they boil
  4. There you have your Butter Milk :wink:

Thank me later!

I shared with you a butter-milk recipe, mostly used in our area and is very easy.
you can take this buttermilk after the meal, it helps to digest meal quickly.


  • 2 cups of curd
  • 1 tbp of cumin powder, 1/2 ginger-green chilli and 1/2 of black salt.
  • 1 tbp od oil and 1/4 cumin seeds and a pinch asafoetids.


  • Take curd and add 1 tbp of cumin powder, 1/2 ginger-green chilli and 1/2 of black salt and wisk it well after than add up chilled water into it and wisk it again.
  • Take a pan on flames and add oi and cumin seed and asafoetids and soty it for few seconds. add it in the curd mixture. The butter milk is ready to serve.

An easy way to make butterilk at home.

  • Take 2 litter boiled milk with moderate temperature and add 3 table spoon of curd into it. And leave for 4 to 5 hours.
  • When it converts into yogurt, take a whisker or blender and blend it for at least 20 mins.
  • Add some water and blend it again for 5 minutes, you can see that curd turns itself to butter.
  • Add up some ice cubes into it so that lumps of butter combined themselves.
  • separate the butter and the left-over is the butter milk and strain it out to sure that no butter left in it.